“Without the assistance of another person I was completely unable to leave the house by myself until I purchased the Smartdrive. Since owning it, I've been able to catch the bus and get myself into town, go to my local hospital and doctors surgery, run my own errands, go shopping, walk my dog, and the best part is being able to leave the house for hours on end as the Smartdrive helps me conserve a lot of much needed energy. I no longer need people to push me while we're out and about and it's been genuinely life changing! For me, it's been worth every penny!"
The SmartDrive MX2 reduces the number of repetitive pushes you do by taking over once you get going. The MX2 Push Tracker bracelet has an amazing tap to go function that starts and stops the SmartDrive with just a simple movement of the wrist, perfect for impaired hand function or strength. The wristband also changes the mode of operation, tap sensitivity, top speed and much more. The SmartDrive acts like a cruise control which you set by the speed of your push.
The anti-rollback feature allows you to stop on a slope and then easily get going again. It will go for miles on a single charge. In addition, the smartphone app that links to your bracelet tracks your day-to-day propulsion metrics to give a complete picture of your mobility activity, including push count and coast time. Use it to monitor your habits, reduce injury risk, improve quality of life and share your journey as you explore the outdoors! Both the PushTracker and SmartDrive wirelessly update as new software upgrades are released, saving you any unnecessary hassle.
The SmartDrive gives you freedom to do more. It moves with you and it’s so lightweight, you don’t even know it’s there – even when the device is turned off! You can spin in place, back wheel balance or hop off curbs – it’s completely compatible with your active lifestyle.
The SmartDrive is lightweight and easy to install. The system weighs only 12.5 lbs (5.7 kg) and simply attaches on the back axle of the chair. It can be fit on essentially any make and type of wheelchair, including folding, tilt-in space, one-arm drive and standing!
The PushTracker wristband makes the already award-winning wheelchair power assist even better—it will truly change your life. It can power you up steep hills and through thick carpet. It's intuitive to use and will go for miles on a single charge. Turn on, get out there and rediscover your independence!
The SmartDrive power assist can be individualised, allowing tweaks to the tap sensitivity, top speed and more through the PushTracker wristband. Also equipped with different selectable modes, you can easily pick the one that is best for your desired activity level and needs. But no matter what mode you chose, using the SmartDrive is intuitive and easy.
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